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09:30 AEST on Wednesday 22 February 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Feb 21 23:30:00 2017

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 1200UTC Chart 22 February 2017
Issued at 11:25 pm EDT Wednesday on 22 February 2017

 
In the south, a low pressure system with an associated cold front is passing
over Western Victoria and moving towards Tasmania. There is speckled cloud to
the west of this system, indicating the cooler air in the wake of the system.

A low pressure trough extends across northern Australia producing showers and
storms over the Kimberley region of WA, northeastern parts of the NT and
northern QLD. Some mid level cloud produced by these storms sweeps south
extending across central and southern Queensland.

A high to the west of Western Australia is pushing across the Indian Ocean,
trapping low cloud near coastal parts of the WA south coast and SA and VIC's
coastal regions.